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And the World Choreography Awards Nominees Are…

The World Choreography Awards is set to be live streamed from The Avalon Hollywood on May 16. Produced/directed by Allen Walls, George Paige and Cheryl Baxter-Ratliff. 

The World Choreography Awards  (WCA) is a global annual award show celebrating and honoring the best in media choreography. They are like the Oscars of dance.

The WCA recognizes choreographic achievement in Motion Picture, Music Video, Commercials, Television Episodic, Television Award Show/Special, Digital Content, Digital Content Independent, Television Reality Show/Competition and Live Stage Performance for Broadcast. The show will also have amazing performances by the world’s top choreographers and dancers.

“This is your only opportunity to see the best 45 clips of dance content that graced all media platforms in 2019! All choreographed by the best dance makers in the world today, most of which will be joining us as our audience. This is the only time all these amazing choreographers will be in the same place at the same time. You won’t want to miss the most exciting night of dance filled with unforgettable live performances!” -World Choreography Awards

Cheryl Burke hosts this year's The World Choreography Awards
Cheryl Burke hosts this year’s The World Choreography Awards.

The World Choreography Awards will be hosted by Emmy nominated choreographer and two-time “Dancing with the Stars” champion, CHERYL BURKE. Cheryl is also the co-host of the Pretty Messed Up podcast with her Season 29 partner AJ McLean. She also designs a line of fashionable face masks with Bailey Blue. She’s an inductee in the Asian Hall of Fame and a passionate mental health advocate.

World Choreography Awards Blake McGrath and Tessandra Chavez
Blake McGrath and @unityladance reacreating Tessandra Chavez’ @tessandrachavez choreography in the Music Video category for Blake McGrath’s song “Missing You.”

WHEN:

May 16, at 6PM 

WHERE: 

Watch the show live streamed from The Avalon Hollywood.

TICKETS: 

https://worldchoreographyawards.veeps.com

Presenting the nominees for the 2020 CHOREO AWARDS

TV EPISODIC

ASHLEY WALLEN — American Housewife
JAMES ALSOP — Soundtrack 
MARGUERITE DERRICKS — The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
FRED TALLAKSEN — Goliath
KATHRYN BURNS — The Morning Show

COMMERCIALS

AARON SILLIS — Saint Laurent
DENNA THOMSEN — Reebok
KATHRYN BURNS — Pandora
FATIMA ROBINSON — Grown-ish
KAVITA RAO — Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

TV AWARD SHOW/SPECIAL 

JEMEL McWILLIAMS — Grammys, Janelle Monáe
TESSANDRA CHAVEZ — Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Derek Hough
DANI VITALE — American Music Awards, Halsey
CALVIT HODGE, Associate Choreographer SARA BIV — Grammys, Camila Cabello
TESSANDRA CHAVEZ, DEREK HOUGH & JULIANNE HOUGH — Holidays with The Hough’s 

DIGITAL CONTENT INDEPENDENT

MICHAEL DAMESKI — Empty Space
KINJAZ — Wow
KEONE MADRID — Rec Time
TOBIAS ELLEHAMMER — Scream
JONATHAN REDAVID — Come Together

MUSIC VIDEO

TESSANDRA CHAVEZ — Blake McGrath, Innervention
ASHLEY WALLEN — Pink, Walk Me Home
PARRIS GOEBEL — Sam Smith, How Do You Sleep
JA COLLECTIVE — Half·Alive, Breakfast
TESSANDRA CHAVEZ — Derek Hough, A Star is Born

DIGITAL CONTENT

KINJAZ — HyperFlex
KIEL TUTIN — Womxnly
PARRIS GOEBEL — Do You
JULIANNE WATERS — Dance Like A Dad
LEO MOCTEZUMA — Breathe On Me

MOTION PICTURE 

JAMAL SIMS — Aladdin
ANDY BLANKENBUELER — Cats
ADAM MURRAY — Rocketman
KENNY ORTEGA & JAMAL SIMS — Descendants 3
TYCE DIORIO, Associate Choreographer PHILLIP CHBEEB — High Strung Free Dance

TV REALITY SHOW/COMPETITION

SURESH MUKUND — World of Dance, The Kings
BRIAR NOLET, JORDAN CLARK & ALLAIN LUPIEN — World of Dance, Briar Nolet
MANDY MOORE — So You Think You Can Dance, Cats
DERION LOMAN & MADISON OLANDT — World of Dance, Derion and Madison
DEREK HOUGH, MICHAEL DAMESKI, CHARITY ANDERSON, and ANDRES PENATE — World of Dance, Pushin On

LIVE STAGE PERFORMANCE FOR BROADCAST

KINJAZ — Manband
KIEL TUTIN — iHeart Fiesta – JLo
KATHRYN BURNS — Yes, It’s Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert
BRIAN and SCOTT NICHOLSON — Lollapalooza, Ariana Grande
CHRIS GRANT, JAQUEL KNIGHT, JOE BROWN & JAMAL JOSEF — Beyoncé, 7-11 Homecoming


Francesca del Console
Author: Francesca del Console

Francesca is a program manager at L.A. Cultural Exchange, an arts-focused student exchange program in Los Angeles, CA. She brings international and U.S. dancers, actors, singers, musicians, etc. to study and train in LA.

Francesca del Consolehttp://www.laculturalexchange.com
Francesca is a program manager at L.A. Cultural Exchange, an arts-focused student exchange program in Los Angeles, CA. She brings international and U.S. dancers, actors, singers, musicians, etc. to study and train in LA.